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The Evils of Monsanto

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The Evils of Monsanto

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Monsanto, the world leader in genetically modified (GM) crops and seeds, has been named the worst company of 2011 by Natural Society — for “threatening both human health and the environment.”

I couldn’t agree more. I have long designated Monsanto the most dangerous corporation on the planet, and clearly this is a growing sentiment.

According to Forbes:

“Monsanto is so despised by environmentalists that Google’s first suggested search term for the St. Louis company is ‘Monsanto evil.’

Readers… voted Monsanto the world’s most evil corporation in a January poll, giving the corporation a whopping 51 percent of the vote.”

What’s Wrong With Monsanto?

You may be wondering what Monsanto — the world’s largest seed company whose net income for the first quarter of fiscal year 2012 totaled $126 million (up from $9 million in 2011) — has done to have earned such ire.

The list is long, easily enough for a novel, but to sum it up, biotech giant Monsanto has created some of the most dangerous products on the planet, including Agent Orange, dioxin, recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH)… and genetically modified seeds.

The latter is one of the most pressing concerns because GM crops are now a mainstay of American agriculture.

Ninety percent or more of all US-grown corn, soybeans, canola, and sugar beets are genetically modified versions, which means that virtually all processed food items contain at least one or more genetically modified ingredients.

GM foods are, from what I perceive, one of the most significant threats that we have against the very sustainability of the human race. Why? In a nutshell, these toxins are being linked to a growing repertoire of assaults against human health and the environment — and they are already migrating into fetal blood, which means future generations are now at risk.

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Dr. Mercola

Dr. Mercola has been passionate about health and technology for most of his life. As a doctor of osteopathic medicine, he treated many thousands of patients for over 20 years. In the mid 90’s he integrated his passion for natural health with modern technology via the internet and developed a website, Mercola.com to spread the word about natural ways to achieve optimal health.

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4:29AM PDT on Jul 28, 2012

Boycott monsanto and go organic.

2:48AM PDT on May 22, 2012

I was prescribed an Iron, Folic Acid & Serine Capsule that on purchasing I see as ingredients Oil from soy beans, Soy Lecithin and I have no idea how to find out if there is use of Natural soy or GMO soy. It is called Foliferrin and made by Hasco-Lek Poland. Anybody with some real knowledge about this, I appreciate your response!
(I also emailed the manufacturer awaiting their response as well.)

11:00AM PDT on Mar 27, 2012

Monsanto is a corporation with only one agenda--
its bottom line. Greed fuels its growth, with no
concern about people or the environment.

6:47AM PDT on Mar 25, 2012

Feed E. all you have to do is a bit of research into the company and there are tons of facts to support this view.

6:46AM PDT on Mar 25, 2012

So why can't we make our legislators here in the USA LABEL all GMO products/foods? How many of our children's cereals have GMO corn in them. Why is Walmart selling GMO sweet corn without labeling it? WHY???????????

My happiest day would be if this company went belly up or changed what they are doing.

12:46AM PDT on Mar 24, 2012

I wish Americans would truly make their feelings known about Monsanto. Yes, and I agree, there are too many American organisations who are under no pressure from their own people to stop them causing damage to our earth.

11:04AM PDT on Mar 23, 2012

Monsanto has to be stopped!

8:50AM PDT on Mar 23, 2012

Pat L. part 2

find the truth and join one of the many (join them all) movements to ride the world of this toxic company. The truth is out there (to borrow an old phrase). Read, become educated and protect our country, our world and stop Monsanto.

8:47AM PDT on Mar 23, 2012

Monsanto is an evil company of 45,000+ employees here and outside the U.S. whose mission is to make poison, sell it for a profit, sell non-renewable seeds to farmers here and in 3rd world countries who will have to borrow money to purchase the next season's non-renewable seeds. Investigate and you'll find proof that farmers aren't aware that the seeds they purchase will not grow a second season. Why? Think of Monsanto as an evil growing inside you. At first you notice nothing but a little discomfort, but soon it becomes hard to breathe, swallow and function, and finally, you are redundant (as in dead). Monsanto hides behind their phony good intentions, propagated by the lobbyists and politicians they bought and own. They had a deciding hand in the restructuring of the so-called food pyramid. Their dirty fingerprints are on everything from GMO's to poisons to the overthrow of small, individual farmers and organic seed depositories. Monsanto is an evil that wants to rule us by making us dependent upon their products. Please read more about Monsanto, the companies it sleeps with, controls, the politicians who go in and out their back door, and the plan Monsanto has to destroy the lives of helpless people who are trying to eke out lives in countries we can't pronounce and which are not on the list of countries we should be assisting and protecting. Avoid Monsanto, it products, its b.s mission statement, and help bring it to it knees. Monsanto=Killing Machine. Get active, find

8:01AM PDT on Mar 23, 2012

They already give these foods to European nations, which some won't let it into their country. I don't get it? If they can make this poison. Why can't they just make regular food or seeds? They are trying to cull the poor people of this world. Get rid of many of us so only the elite will be on this planet. We need to get rid of Monsanto and put them all in jail, including the elite. They are going there, don't worry. They have been caught up to and will be judged by us.

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